Removing the writing from the wall, and then removing the wall

Author: Daboo, Jerri

Source: Studies in Theatre & Performance, Volume 23, Number 2, October 2003 , pp. 125-134(10)

Publisher: Intellect

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This note adumbrates a Buddhist approach to the writing of a research thesis, combining severity and humour, and always preserving a sense of the ridiculous. It celebrates the joy of Zen, which is at its most vivid in its puncturing of preciousness and its accommodation of ambiguity.

Keywords: Bhodhidharma; Buddha; Hotei; Zen

Document Type: Research Article


Affiliations: University of Exeter

Publication date: October 1, 2003

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